Happy Lunar New Year from the USC US-China Institute!
Congressional Research Service, Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone Disputes Involving China, December 22, 2015
This CRS report was written by Ronald O’Rourke.
Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosts a discussion to look at how China's national security policy is shaped under Xi Jinping.
Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2011
The United States Department of Defense published its annual report, "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2014". This report is pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.
Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization," October 14, 2015
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", to explain what the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is and its role in foreign policy today. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.
Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy.
Department of Defense, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link," September 24, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published the document, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link" as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding on Notification of Major Military Activities.
Congressional Research Service, "China’s Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Naval Capabilities – Background and Issues for Congress," September 21, 2015
This report was written by Ronald O’Rourke, specialist in naval affairs.
Department of Defense, "Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters (Supplement)," September 15, 2015
In September of 2015, the United States Department of Defense published a supplement to the November 2014 "Memorandum of Understanding On the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters Between the Department of Defense of the United States of America And the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China."
Lyle Goldstein's book was reviewed by Zachary Fredman for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?